Missouri Four-Sevenths Majority for Tax Increases, Amendment 1 (1992)

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The Missouri Four-Sevenths Tax Increases Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 3, 1992 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have amended the percentage of qualified voters necessary to approve certain tax increases from two-thirds to four-sevenths in municipalities, counties and school districts if submitted at a general municipal, primary or general election.[1][2]

Election results

Missouri Amendment 1 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,228,51857.31%
Yes 915,082 42.69%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The question on the ballot appeared as:[2]

Amends the percentage of qualified voters necessary to approve certain tax increases from two-thirds to four-sevenths in municipalities, counties, and school districts if question is submitted at a general municipal, primary, or general election. The proposal would have no direct cost. Indirect costs would depend upon voter approval in the various political subdivisions. [3]

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